• December 22, 2009
  • December 22, 2009

    The historic news that the leaders of Britain's three main political parties will for the first time take part in a series of televised debates at the next general election has been mired in accusations that they have 'stitched up democracy' for their own benefit.

  • August 3, 2009

    The PBS network has announced that it will next year present three documentaries exploring faith and the varieties of religious expression in the United States.

  • April 21, 2009

    A legal attempt to block Britain's Channel 4 News from broadcasting a report about the death of passer-by Ian Tomlinson at the recent G20 protest in London has failed.

  • April 15, 2009

    How many assumptions do we make about other people, on a daily basis, for no other reason than experience, bigotry and lack of imagination? Hannah Kowzsun has her presets challenged by Susan Boyle.

  • April 10, 2009

    Good Friday is a day to reflect on the power of redemptive love confronting the crucifying forces in our world. Not that you'd know this from the preoccupations of some church leaders.

  • January 17, 2009

    While institutional religion is in decline in Britain, the diversification of belief and the massive global impact of faith means it is an appropriate subject for thoughtful TV programming, says an insider.

  • June 2, 2008

    An interfaith television game show in which Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Sikh contestants compete against one another for cash prizes is to be broadcast weekly from the London studios of the Islam Channel from mid-June.

  • September 25, 2007

    The Evangelical Alliance, which claims to represent one million Christians in the UK, has responded to comments about its activities in last week's Channel 4 TV programme, which examined evidence of the “violence and intimidation facing Muslims who convert to Christianity in Britain”.

  • September 7, 2007

    The BBC is launching a new major TV programme called The Big Questions this weekend. Its aim is to move the discussion of diverse beliefs and ethics out of a narrow 'religion' bracket, and to respond creatively to the debates taking place in modern Britain.